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SEKAB’s Ylwa Alwarsdotter acknowledged by international magazine Il Bioeconomista

Mar 12, 2018

On International Women’s Day, the international web magazine Il Bioeconomista, acknowledges the women who have contributed most to the evolution of the bioeconomy. For the second consecutive year Ylwa Alwarsdotter from Swedish biofuels company SEKAB is one of the twelve women on the list.

– I am very proud to be acknowledged in this context. The women listed by Il Bioeconomistas have successfully worked to develop the bioeconomy globally to phase out the world’s dependency on oil, says Ylwa Alwarsdotter, Strategic Market Development Officer at SEKAB.

Swedish company SEKAB is a manufacturer and distributor of green solutions in the field of chemicals and fuels for a sustainable future.

Il Bioeconomista has since 2015 on International Women’s Day acknowledged the women who have contributed the most to developing the bioeconomy.

On the 2018 list are twelve women from companies all over the globe. For the second consecutive year Ylwa Alwarsdotter, Strategic Market Development Officer at SEKAB, is on the list.

– Ylwa Alwarsdotter is doing a fantastic job, not least to push the EU to commit to binding targets for advanced biofuels by 2021. This is a prerequisite to making the transport sector fossil free, says Tomas Nilsson, CEO at SEKAB.

Additional information

The full list at Il Bioeconomista is found here.

Press photo of Ylwa Alwarsdotter is found here.

Contact information

Ylwa Alwarsdotter, Strategic Market Development Officer, SEKAB Biofuels & Chemicals, +46 70-398 03 02,

Kristina Nilsson, head of communications, SEKAB Biofuels & Chemicals, +46 70‑274 99 01,

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